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Zantac Recalled by Sanofi

Zantac Recalled by Sanofi

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac has been recalled in the United States and Canada by French drug maker Sanofi. Latest Digestion News The recall comes a month after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first warned that versions of the drug had low levels of the cancer-causing contaminant […]

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Not All Transplant Centers Use Deceased-Donor Kidneys, Despite Growing Need

Not All Transplant Centers Use Deceased-Donor Kidneys, Despite Growing Need

Latest Digestion News MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many U.S. transplant centers accept less-than-ideal kidneys from deceased donors, but their willingness to use such organs varies widely. That’s the conclusion of a study that examined the use of deceased-donor kidneys at 182 transplant centers nationwide. Researchers found big differences among them in use […]

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Fecal Transplants Benefit IBS Patients: Study

Fecal Transplants Benefit IBS Patients: Study

MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Fecal transplants from a “super-donor” reduced symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in many patients, a new study says. Latest Digestion News It’s estimated that 10-15% of Americans have IBS, according to the American College of Gastroenterology. Abdominal cramping, bloating, constipation and diarrhea are among the symptoms. The […]

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Study Links Asbestos in Talcum Powder to Deadly Cancer

Study Links Asbestos in Talcum Powder to Deadly Cancer

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — As concerns about baby powder being contaminated with asbestos mount, a new study finds a link between such contamination and a rare and deadly cancer. A group of 33 people developed mesothelioma after long-term use of talcum powder and no exposure […]

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Can More Exercise Improve Thinking Skills in Cancer Survivors?

Can More Exercise Improve Thinking Skills in Cancer Survivors?

Latest Cancer News MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Boosting exercise capacity may protect the mental functioning of childhood leukemia survivors, according to a new study. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer. Due to their disease and treatment, childhood ALL survivors are at increased risk for problems with thinking and […]

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Still’s Disease

What is Still’s disease? Still’s disease, a disorder featuring inflammation, is characterized by high spiking fevers, salmon-colored rash that comes and goes, and arthritis. Still’s disease is also referred to as systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Still’s disease was first described in children, but it is now known to occur, much less commonly, in adults (in […]

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Pro Soccer Players More Likely to Develop Dementia: Study

Pro Soccer Players More Likely to Develop Dementia: Study

Latest Alzheimer’s News MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Former professional soccer players have a significantly increased risk of death from brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, a new study finds. Former soccer players were about 3.5 times more likely to die of neurodegenerative diseases than people in the general population, according to […]

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Do Heavier Babies Have More Food Allergies, Eczema?

By Adam Townsend on 10/22/2019 2:39 PM Latest Allergies News Source: MedicineNet Health News If your baby is unusually large for their age, they likely have a higher chance of developing eczema and food allergies, according to a new study from Australia. Study authors say the risks rise for every kilogram a child weighs above […]

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Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?

Could an existing heart drug help treat cancer?

When cells in the human body age incorrectly, this can sometimes make it easier for cancer to develop or spread. For this reason, scientists are looking for new drugs able to act on processes that relate to cell aging. But could an existing drug come in handy? Share on PinterestResearchers believe an existing heart drug […]